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A guilt-free Thanksgiving: Enjoy a few healthy tweaks to the feast

Thanksgiving is a time to count our blessings and indulge in comfort food. However, a few healthy Thanksgiving "swaps" will help you enjoy your favorite holiday foods while keeping your healthy habits going strong.

The Flu and You

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe illness and result in hospitalization or death. As flu season begins, it is important to take steps to keep your family healthy. The best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu is by getting vaccinated.

Six Ways Pets Improve Your Health

Did you know your four-legged friend, or any other pet, is actually good for your mental and physical health? About two-thirds of U.S. households own at least one pet. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) says those pet owners, on average, are in better shape that non-owners. Here are six ways pets improve your physical and mental health.